UP: Gangster Mukhtar Ansari under continuous monitoring in Banda jail

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Lucknow, 08 April: Mafioso-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari has been lodged in Banda Jail, thus, the jail administration have made elaborate security arrangements regarding it. The jail police have been monitoring for 24 hours with CCTV cameras.

However, the entire jail is covered with CCTV cameras. It is also continuously monitored by high officials from the command center room of headquarters, Lucknow.

DG Jail Anand Kumar said that he himself is keeping an eye on dreaded gangster Mukhtar with a CCTV camera. There are strict security arrangements in the jail.

Jail Superintendent PK Tripathi informed that a drone camera, five body worn cameras and 30 additional security personnel have been deployed for surveillance and security arrangements in the jail. Every prison worker going around Mukhtar will be equipped with body worn camera to record the conversation and behaviour between him and Mukhtar Ansari. A drone camera has also been sent from Lucknow to monitor the jail.

He said that adequate security arrangements have been made in the jail. Two more deputy jailers have been deployed in the jail. Additional PACs have been kept outside the jail. Mukhtar is being monitored from the third eye.